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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?


Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -68.6°   Azimuth: 259.5°   Direction: West

HR5176 is a giant star of spectral class K2 in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5176 visual magnitude is 5.45. Because of its faintness, HR5176 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5176

Finder chart HR5176 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5176.

HR5176 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5176 are provided in the following table:

13h 47m 38s
-50° 19’ 15”
Image of HR5176 star
DSS2 image of HR5176. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5176 during the next 1000 years (-2.52 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.38 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5176


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5176 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5176. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR5176 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5176 is distant 454.04 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 28 kilometers per second.

139.28 pc
454.04 ly
28 km/s
-0.151 arcsec/year
-0.023 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR5176


Visibility of HR5176 from your location

HR5176 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK